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Amnesty International (Scots: Amnesty Internaitional; commonly kent as Amnesty an AI) is a non-govrenmental organization focused on human richts that claims tae hae ower 7 million members an supporters aroond the warld.

Nobel prize medal.svg Amnesty International
Motto It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.[1]
Founded Julie 1961; 58 years ago (1961-07)
Unitit Kinrick
Foonder Peter Benenson
Teep Non-profit
Heidquarters Lunnon, Ingland, U.K.
  • Global
Services Pertectin human richts
Fields Legal advocacy, Media attention, direct-appeal campaigns, resairch, lobbyin
Mair nor 7 million members an supporters[2]
Salil Shetty


  1. "History – The Meaning of the Amnesty Candle". Amnesty International. Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 June 2008. Retrieved 4 June 2008. 
  2. "Who we are". Amnesty International. Retrieved 16 March 2015.